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Pumma
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California March - April

Postby Pumma » Sun Mar 10, 2013 5:14 pm

Hello there...
i am visiting California end of March till 10 of April i will stay in Venice Beach,so
i am wondering where do we kite this period(near Venice Beach)?what kite nr do i need?
is there any place there to rent??? 8)
thanks

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Re: California March - April

Postby nherbold » Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:04 pm

SoCal winds are notorious for being light; however the best chance of good winds is usually in the spring time so you might be in luck. Remember riding storm-winds during that time on my 7, but other days I have happy to be riding on my 14 so it's difficult to say. Best check the forecast just before you go.

The windiest spots around there are either more north (Santa Barbara area) or more south (Belmont shores). Also check Ikitesurf forum for additional info on riding spots. As for renting kites...forget about it. Maybe you can demo a kite, but not too many kite shops around there.

Good luck


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